Partner Manager – Financial Partners

  • Company:
    Air New Zealand
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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Kia ora!

The airline industry has been significantly impacted by COVID-19 and Air New Zealand has adjusted to meet these challenges. We have a focused business strategy to build a thriving company and our Airpoints programme is a critical pillar in achieving our goals. 

The Airpoints programme continues to be New Zealand’s largest and most valuable loyalty programme. We are focused on delivering a world of exceptional rewards and premium experiences to our members. We have strong ambition for the programme and now is your opportunity to be part of this significant growth for Airpoints. 

The role:

Reporting to the Senior Manager Financial Partners and Commercial, this role supports our mission to build a world class loyalty and data driven business through managing and enhancing our Airpoints Financial Services partner relationships. 

You will be responsible for driving the daily execution of the business strategy with two of our financial partners and identifying opportunities to enhance these partnerships. This key role ensures high engagement in our Airpoints product, further cementing Airpoints position as New Zealand’s leading loyalty programme. As a strategic thinker with the ability to bring creative and innovative concepts to realize partner strategic objectives, you’ll deliver growth in commercial returns and high levels of Airpoints Customer satisfaction. You will achieve this through understanding the partner’s brand, customer base and strategic objectives to develop commercially sound customer campaigns and support proposition development by working closely with the partner and key Air New Zealand teams. Each day will be varied from developing new product propositions, modelling the impact of industry changes, developing customer research and insights through to managing key product performance metrics.

Who you are:

You will be tertiary qualified and ideally possess 5+ years’ Product Management experience with proven stakeholder management and commercial modelling skills. With your strong track record in influencing, planning and delivering commercial or marketing initiatives, you’ll excel in demonstrating our point of difference in the market. Exposure to the financial services industry and/or loyalty programmes, as well as a solid awareness of product management principles will be advantageous. These aspects, coupled with being able to work autonomously to drive results in addition to proven communication skills will set you apart from the rest.

This is your opportunity to join an innovative and vibrant environment where you are empowered to actualize big thinking strategies. We’re a fun and energetic commercially focused team that works collaboratively with the business and partners to improve the value and experience of customers by leveraging customer insights and the full range of direct and digital marketing channels. Make an impact on a large, complex and iconic business in a challenging role with a leading brand.